Annual Conference

LILRC’s Board of Trustees has established an annual conference based on a theme relating to libraries and the future. These conferences have brought important issues and programs to the attention of the library community.

Conference themes include:

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2017    Design the Experience: Risk & Reward
2016    Open For Business: Rethinking Relevance & Reality
2015    Changing Faces, Changing Spaces: Design Thinking, Demographics and Diversity
2014    Think Outside the Bricks: Embed, Expand, Engage
2013    Community by Design: Innovation & Transformation
2012    The Cloud in the Forecast: Access and Ownership
2011    Extinction is Not an Option: Ensuring OUR Future
2010    Imagine the Future
2009    Brave New Media World
2008    Talkin’ ‘bout Y Generation
2007    Engaging Environments: Creating Tomorrow’s Library Experience
2006    Revisiting the Future
2005    Changing Demographics and Our Libraries – People, Collections, and Technology
2004    Library Vision 20/10
2003    The Information Commons: Delivering Library Service in a Virtual World

Please refer to the LILRC Annual Conference Retrospective (PDF) for a complete list of conference themes and speakers from 1992-2011.